World re-knowned grazing expert Jim Gerrish (right) smiles as he illustrates a point in response to a question at session one of the recent four-day series of Rancher’s Field Days held June 18 to 21 on various Cariboo cattle ranches.  This first seminar was held at the San Jose Cattle Company (150 Mile House) with Karen (left) and Clint Thompson (third left) graciously hosting about 35-40 ranchers and government personnel on their ranch. Also looking on and listening with interest is Hugh Bayliff (second left) who

World re-knowned grazing expert Jim Gerrish (right) smiles as he illustrates a point in response to a question at session one of the recent four-day series of Rancher’s Field Days held June 18 to 21 on various Cariboo cattle ranches.  This first seminar was held at the San Jose Cattle Company (150 Mile House) with Karen (left) and Clint Thompson (third left) graciously hosting about 35-40 ranchers and government personnel on their ranch. Also looking on and listening with interest is Hugh Bayliff (second left) who

Ranchers examine grazing methods

World re-knowned grazing expert Jim Gerrish recently lead one of four field day workshops with local ranchers.

World re-knowned grazing expert Jim Gerrish (right) smiles as he illustrates a point in response to a question at session one of the recent four-day series of Rancher’s Field Days held June 18 to 21 on various Cariboo cattle ranches.

This first seminar was held at the San Jose Cattle Company (150 Mile House) with Karen (left) and Clint Thompson (third left) graciously hosting about 35-40 ranchers and government personnel on their ranch.

Also looking on and listening with interest is Hugh Bayliff (second left) who, along with his wife Helen (not pictured here) were to host the  final series field day on June 21 at their home place, the Chilancoh Ranch, located 32 miles west of Alexis Creek.  Overall attendance was good at the four field days.

Gerrish’s visit was sponsored by the Cariboo Cattlemen’s Association and several other generous sponsors.